WSJ.com: World News 8 April 2018

North Korea Leader Prepared to Discuss Denuclearization

North Korea has told the U.S. that Kim Jong Un is prepared to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, clearing the way for a summit meeting between the North Korean leader and President Trump, according to U.S. officials.

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Trump Warns of 'Big Price' After Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria

The president warned that Syria’s president could pay a “big price” over the suspected chemical attack. In a series of tweets, Mr. Trump also issued rare criticism of Vladimir Putin and denounced Bashar al-Assad as an “animal.”

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Trial of Child-Pornography Suspect Would Be First for Vatican

The Vatican has arrested one of its former diplomats on suspicion of violating child-pornography laws.

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Brazil Turns Rightward, Heralding New Chapter for Latin America

Countries across the continent have been edging away from socialism since the end of the China-led commodity boom. As government coffers ran dry, the “pink tide” of leftist governments, tarnished by corruption, is being challenged by a resurgent conservative movement.

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Hungary's Orban Wins Fourth Term as PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a leading figure for Europe’s nationalist right, won a fourth term on Sunday, prevailing on an anti-immigration message to carry his country’s biggest turnout election in years.

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Canadian Town Mourns Victims of Bus Crash

Residents of Humboldt, Canada are dealing with shock and grief after a bus accident killed 15 members of the local hockey team.

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As Hope Fades, Rohingya Refugees Search for Missing

Nabi Hossein shuffles through a refugee camp in Bangladesh seeking the sister he lost after a Myanmar military ambush—just one of the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who remain missing amid widespread complaints that Myanmar isn’t doing its part to help account for them.

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Cracks Form in Global Growth Story, Rattling Investors

Investors, on edge over the tech rout, the budget deficit and the threat of a trade war, are starting to doubt that the world is going to snap out of its prolonged post-crisis lethargy.

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New National Security Adviser John Bolton Faces 'Baptism by Fire'

President Donald Trump’s new National Security Adviser John Bolton will enter the White House this week confronting a myriad of pressing issues, including a response to a suspected chemical-weapons attack in Syria that killed dozens.

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Trump Team Pushes Toward Nafta Deal Amid Congressional Pressure

The Trump administration, facing hard deadlines and pressure from Capitol Hill, is seeking to put together a deal in as soon as the coming weeks to overhaul Nafta.

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Global Economy Week Ahead: Fed Minutes, China Trade Surplus and CPI

This week, the U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank release minutes of their latest meetings, and China reports import, export and inflation data.

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